Section 11-47-6

Contracts to be awarded to lowest responsible bidder.

(a) The award of each contract for which bids have been submitted to a municipality shall be made to the lowest responsible bidder who may comply with such reasonable regulations as may be prescribed before the bids are called for.

(b) Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $1,000.00 and may also be sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than six months.

(Code 1907, §1195; Acts 1909, No. 200, p. 197; Code 1923, §§1911, 5084; Code 1940, T. 37, §468.)